Real life, Real People, Real Issues. I'm a working Mom w/2 Boys, 1 Husband, 1 Dog, and now 1 Child w/T1D Type 1 Diabetes. I always have a lot to say. I'm a talker, and I've been told I'm very blunt. I really don't sugar coat anything (no pun intended). My good friends appreciate this because they know I will always give them my honest opinion, even when they don't want to hear it.
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Free Stuff? Yes Please!
There is lots of Free stuff online if you just look for it. I've been looking lately and found many sites that offer free samples, coupons, and gift cards. Now some of these sites ask you to take survey's and you can accumulate points which can then be used to purchase gift cards. Now if your a stay at home Mom with a little guy or gal and they still take naps, you can use that time to unwind and search for the deals or take online surveys.
Also Amazon is a great place to search for FREE stuff. They always have listing of books to download to your kindle app for free. Amazon Free Book of The Day
Many large companies like to give away free prizes and coupons, so frequently check out their sites for new promotions or products. Some of these companies only have a limited number of samples, or prizes to give away so make sure you jump on those quick! A great place to start searching is on companies Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter pages and feeds.Here are just a few examples of companies offering free prizes and giveaways.
How did you know your child had Type 1 diabetes? Parents of children with diabetes will hear this question asked a million times. And each time you tell your story the story gets shorter and shorter. You begin to leave out details. Details that may one day save another child's life. I wrote this for a couple of reasons. The first reason was to document the details and help other families who are searching for answers to unexplained symptoms. The second reason was to really get my emotions off my chest, and reflect. December 30, 2016 is a day I will never forget.
This date will now be forever know to us as Carter's "dia-versary."This was the day my seven year old son Carter was diagnosed with Type one Diabetes. I still tear up when I say or even write those words... my son was diagnosed with T1D. It all kind of happened so fast really. It was Christmas break 2016 and the kids were home for a couple of weeks. Things were normal as usual, stress right before a holiday,…
Have you ever just had one of those days or even weeks where everything that could go wrong does go wrong? I'm having one of those weeks where it just feels like money is being sucked from every which direction no matter what I do. An unexpected trip to the doctor, furnace/AC goes out, you need car repairs, your in the middle of a home project that requires time and money, you get a red light ticket in the mail from a camera, your child needs braces, your spouse is going on a business trip to Europe and needs extra cash for the extra week the work isn't paying for, and the list goes on.....
Sometimes it just feels like everything hits you at once and everyone needs your full attention....I think I read if it doesn't kill you it makes you stronger. Well I feel like I am strong enough! What do you do to cope with all the unexpected stress in your life? Let me know by posting some of your Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day stories.